Kay Lehman Schlozman

Kay Lehman Schlozman serves as J. Joseph Moakley Endowed Professor of Political Science at Boston College.

Together with Henry Brady and Sidney Verba, she is coauthor of Unequal and Unrepresented: Political Inequality and the People’s Voice in the New Gilded Age (Princeton University Press, 2018); The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2012), which won two PROSE Awards awarded to scholarly books by the American Association of Publishers; and Voice and Equality: Civic Voluntarism in American Politics (Harvard University Press, 1995), which was the winner of the the American Political Science Association's Philip Converse Prize and the Book Award of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

She has written numerous articles in professional journals and has coauthored or edited several other books, including The Private Roots of Public Action: Gender, Equality, and Political Participation (with Nancy Burns and Sidney Verba) and Organized Interests and American Democracy (with John T. Tierney).

She is the winner of the American Political Science Association’s 2004 Rowman and Littlefield Award for Innovative Teaching in Political Science; the APSA’s 2006 Frank Goodnow Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession of Political Science; the 2016 Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award; and the 2018 Warren Miller Prize for intellectual accomplishment in the elections, public opinion, and voting behavior field. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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